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Conowingo Bridge (First)

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Covered through truss bridge over Susquehanna River on Highway 1
Location
Harford County, Maryland
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1820; All but two spans destroyed by flooding 1846
Builder
- Louis Wernwag of Reutlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,744.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66036, -76.17105   (decimal degrees)
39°39'37" N, 76°10'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
18/399545/4390717 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Conowingo Dam
Inventory number
BH 65048 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2014: Added by Dave King

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